Re: Ballot Format v. Interface Format

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Fri Jul 25 2003 - 05:18:04 CDT

Thanks.

Arthur

At 12:25 AM -0700 7/25/03, Alan Dechert wrote:
>That's an interesting point. It may be that technically, we are not
>printing the ballot but a receipt.
>
>Alan
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Arthur Keller" <arthur@kellers.org>
>To: "Edward Cherlin" <edward.cherlin@etssg.com>
>Cc: <voting-project@lists.sonic.net>
>Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 9:33 PM
>Subject: Re: Ballot Format v. Interface Format
>
>
>> Can a printed ballot list only the selected candidates and yes/no
>> votes on props, etc., instead of ALL the options to choose among?
>>
>> Why does the printed ballot have to match the screen/web version?
>>
>> Arthur
>>
>> At 1:51 PM -0700 7/24/03, Edward Cherlin wrote:
>> >On Thursday 24 July 2003 10:53 am, Arthur Keller wrote:
>> >> I think that should be the case modulo reformatting for how
>> >> much fits in the available space using the desired font size.
>> >> However, no matter what, a ballot must fit on (one side of)
>> >> one letter-size sheet.
>> >>
>> >> Arthur
>> >
>> >How big can an election be? I have seen ballots in California
>> >with dozens of candidates plus dozens of initiatives. Can we
>> >guarantee to stay within the usual 55 lines on a single page? It
>> >seems unlikely to me.
>> >
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>>
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